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The Greater Louisville Project issued its 2019 Competitive City Update: The Flow of Community Investment, on June 8, 2020. The report takes a comprehensive look at how the public, private and government sectors invest in our community. Order hard copies today. Shipping will begin in July. Reports are also now available for digital download. 

The Greater Louisville Project seeks to mobilize key stakeholders across sectors to focus on the areas of highest potential impact to our community’s success. By leveraging data and benchmarking against our peer cities, GLP helps establish a shared community agenda and common metrics for long-term progress.  Select one of the Deep Drivers below or type in a topic of interest to start exploring.


Education is the foundation on which progress is made.


Health underlies every facet of our civic life.

Quality of Place

Quality of place defines the very soul of a successful community.


A vibrant workforce and strong job market create greater opportunity for all.

We Measure & Connect

The Greater Louisville Project benchmarks Louisville’s performance against its peer cities, keeping us focused on a shared agenda for long-term progress. These “peers” are cities that share common indicators, embody similar socio-economic characteristics, and provide data points that make comparison of the factors influencing the Deep Drivers of Change possible. How we perform against peers in addressing strategic challenges allows community leaders to set actionable goals that drive improvement, position our city for long-term progress, and help us all build a greater Louisville.

Our Data Legacy

The GLP publishes data, research, and information related to our Deep Drivers through its Competitive City Reports. These reports help connect the dots between education, jobs, health, and quality of place.

2019: The Flow of Community Investment
2018: 15 Years Beyond Merger
2017: Poverty Beyond Income
2015: A Focus on Poverty
2014: Peer Cites Update
2013: Building a Healthier Louisville
2013: STEM Report
2012 Competitive City Update
2011 Competitive City Report
2010 Competitive City Report
Digging Deeper: Education Attainment, Louisville Metro
Digging Deeper: Education Attainment, Louisville Metro
2009 Competitive City Report
Jefferson County Education Pipeline
Jefferson County Education Pipeline
2008 Competitive City Update
2007 Competitive City Report
2005 Competitive City Report
Beyond Merger
Beyond Merger
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